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The Beeswing

££ - £££, British,
226 Rockingham Road, Kettering NN16 9AL, England
+44 1536 481790
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good19%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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Bar, British, Pub
££ - £££
226 Rockingham Road, Kettering NN16 9AL, England
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place because it was listed on Facebook wifi offering a free wifi spot. Meant I could send an urgent email on there quick wifi system. No details had to be given I jumped straight on like it should be.

Thank Edwardunified
Reviewed 16 July 2017

My partner and I visited Kettering recently and with a sudden onset of hunger looked out for pub/restaurants in the area. We passed The Beeswing, looked up the reviews on Trip Advisor and thought we would give it a go. As we arrived at just...More

Thank Fufwoof
ahjx, General Manager at The Beeswing, responded to this reviewResponded 17 July 2017

Thank you so much for taking your time leave such a generous review! We take pride in our home cooked food, we look forward to your return Kind regards Alex,manager

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

A very much underrated pub, such a relaxed atmosphere, great bar staff and service. Even got offered a sample of the real ale before buying. Sunny afternoon, kids were safe in the play area. Would definitely recommend this place

Thank matt a
ahjx, Manager at The Beeswing, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review! We really appreciate it! We look forward to your next visit Kind regards Alexandra

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here a few times now for Sunday lunch. The staff are very welcoming and friendly, nothing too much trouble. The carvery is great. There are 3 choices of meat and they do child's portions too. The roast potatoes, veg and trimmings are...More

Thank Paul1780
ahjx, Manager at The Beeswing, responded to this reviewResponded 25 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are glad you enjoy it so much and we all love a good pudding! Look forward to your return Kind regards Alexandra, management

Reviewed 2 April 2017

We visited for a wedding. The guests arrived 15 minutes prior to invitation time. Neither landlord or landlady was there to welcome the wedding couple. The buffet was not set up and the cake was still in its box. There was no bar staff available...More

Thank wndemery
ahjx, Manager at The Beeswing, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

If this was regarding the wedding on the 1/04/17 then the wedding turned up over an hour early.That would have been why the buffet wasn't ready and also there wasn't an extra member of staff present at the time, this would also explain why there...More

Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Just amazing, just been in for dinner with my girlfriend and the food was beautiful and great service too and it was very cheap. Can't say anything bad about the place

Thank Ryan C
ahjx, Manager at The Beeswing, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, we are glad you enjoyed your visit so much. We look forward to you returning. Kind regards Management, Alexandra.

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Visited in February, party of four adults. Found this establishment very shabby although reasonably clean. Not very quick service.. was noisy. Personally, my turkey was tough, and vegetables not very hot at all and rather crunchy. Will not specially recommend.More

Thank jean_collins357
ahjx, Manager at The Beeswing, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are really sorry you felt this way, on a Sunday we tend to be busy we do try to serve as fast as we can sometimes it may take a little longer and we...More

Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Have frequented this establishment several times to meet friends after work for drinks and watch football (multiple screens/ample seating). Have received a warm welcome and exemplary service from the bar staff (especially Laura who is a real asset to this place). Not normally one to...More

Thank Jason G
ahjx, Manager at The Beeswing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 March 2017

We cant thank you enough for this lovely review and we will be sure to let Laura know your kind words! We hope to see you again soon! Kind regards Alexandra

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Had a bit of lunch after a game of bowling just down the road. Clean and tidy pub. Very good pint of Everards. Fairly standard and cheap pub grub, no complaints there. The girl behind the bar was helpful and friendly. A bit of a...More

Thank rushdensaint
ahjx, Manager at The Beeswing, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thank you for your review. We take great pride in looking after our beer its nice that people appreciate it, sorry you found it a bit soulless but Monday is our quietest day of the week, we hope that doesn't stop you coming in again...More

Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Went here tonight with a group of friends. I'm horrified to say the least at how my friend was treated he was shouted at and humiliated in front of the whole pub and bullied by the owner/ manager for putting a piece of rubbish that...More

3  Thank laughincow1
ahjx, Manager at The Beeswing, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2016

Without prejudice. We are disappointed to see another one of these reviews posted on social media. We have footage of the entire 5 second incident that happened and can prove that what you are stating is incorrect and is tantamount to slander. The incident has...More

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3 December 2016|
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Response from ahjx | Property representative |
Hi this year we aren't no.. we are open like normal though and we have our menu and special board on offer and children are more than welcome :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 226 Rockingham Road, Kettering NN16 9AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Northamptonshire  >  Kettering
  • Phone Number: +44 1536 481790
The Beeswing is your pub and restaurant in Kettering, Northamptonshire. We are a friendly, family-run pub and restaurant in the Kettering area. Our chefs are passionate about using only fresh produce to give you quality food full of flavour. All of our meals are freshly prepared and cooked to order. We offer a warm, relaxed and welcoming venue to enjoy homemade pub food, live televised sports and a range of fun evening entertainment. Our recently refurbished pub has a large beer garden, outdoor children's climbing frame, pool table, darts board, free wifi access and is both dog friendly and wheelchair accessible. Our customers can also hire our function room at competitive prices for parties, business meetings, weddings and wakes. Call us today.
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